At the Ubisoft Forward event held earlier in June, three new Assassin’s Creed games were revealed. Among these games, two are playable on PC and gaming consoles, while the third one marks a first for the franchise as a VR-exclusive title. With the rise of VR gaming, Ubisoft has ensured that owners of Meta Quest VR headsets can now enjoy the Assassin’s Creed universe in VR.
It is interesting to see that a new Assassin’s Creed game has been developed from the ground up to be released for the Meta Quest VR headsets. If this piques your interest, you’ve come to the right place. Let’s delve into everything we currently know about the exciting new Assassin’s Creed game.
Assassin’s Creed Nexus VR
The brand new Assassin’s Creed game that is coming to the Meta Quest VR headsets is called Assassin’s Creed Nexus VR. This new game will not be available for any other VR platform or other gaming platforms like PC and gaming consoles. Here is everything you need to know about Assassin’s Creed Nexus VR game.
Assassin’s Creed Nexus VR Release Date
The game was first announced during the Meta Quest 2020 event. During that time we also got a rough idea of a new Splinter Cell game coming to VR. As of now, only the new Assassin’s Creed Nexus VR game has been revealed. The new Assassin’s Creed Nexus VR game is set to release later this year (2023). There is no exact date or month as to when the new Nexus VR game will be released.
Assassin’s Creed Nexus VR – Developer and Publisher
As you would expect, the game is being published by Ubisoft itself. In the development unit, Nexus VR is being developed by different teams namely, Ubisoft Red Storm, Dusseldorf, Reflections, Mumbai, Pune, Montreal, Belgrade, and Berlin.
Assassin’s Creed Nexus VR Trailer and Gameplay
At the Ubisoft Froward event, we got to see a pre-rendered CGI trailer of the game. In this trailer, you can see the player wearing their Meta Quest headset and swinging around through the city by climbing various buildings. Since this is a VR game, you will have to move your touch controllers that come with your meta quest when you want to assassinate someone or use the bow and arrow to take your enemy out. The fight scenes in Assassin’s Creed Nexus VR are now ever more immersive. You can check out the trailer by heading here.
Assassin’s Creed Nexus VR – Playable Characters
As of now, you can choose to play as one of the three legendary Assassins.
Assassin’s Creed Nexus VR Supported Devices
The new Nexus VR game will be single-player only. There are no plans to have dedicated multiplayer online modes for Nexus VR. With regards to what platforms the new Assassin’s Creed Nexus VR, will be available on for the following Meta Quest VR headsets.
- Meta Quest 2
- Meta Quest 3
- Meta Quest Pro
You can add the game to your wishlist on the Oculus Store by heading here.
This concludes everything you need to know about the brand new Assassin’s Creed Nexus VR game for the Meta Quest VR headsets later this year. If the game does go well and becomes a popular hit, we can slowly expect a good number of popular games to come out with VR versions for players to have an even more immersive experience. What do you think about a VR Assassins Creed game? Is this a game that you would like to try and enjoy? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.